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Production of Plastic Packaging

Solutions for the Packaging Industry

Whether you make closures, food packaging, pails, or thin-wall containers: with over 20 years’ experience in the production of plastic packaging, we know the market. ENGEL is your strong injection molding partner for high-performance, energy-saving, sustainable, and clean-room compatible solutions.

Your Advantages with ENGEL Solutions for Plastic Packaging
Maximize production output
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Our high-performance injection molding machines with electric drives ensure the fast production of plastic packaging. Benefit from short cycle times in continuous operation with maximum load.

Reduce your energy costs
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We have developed high-efficiency electric drives specifically for the requirements of high-volume production. This helps you save energy costs and reduce the CO2 footprint of your injection molding machine.

Reduce weight and increase recycled content
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Weight reduction and the processing of recyclates are more important than ever in the production of plastic packaging. We offer the right injection molding processes and complete solutions for these requirements. For example, the recycled material can be hidden in the core with our sandwich process.

Increase the uptime of your machines
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Reliable machines and a global service network with over 720 service technicians at more than 80 subsidiaries: a combination that guarantees maximum plastic packaging production uptime. Fast 24/7 service assistance at your site or online minimizes expensive and long downtime.

Applications of Plastic Packaging
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Thin-wall Plastic Parts

Stable and reliable processes even with extreme flow-path to wall-thickness ratios.

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Direct processing of rPET in injection molding

Solutions for injection molding thin-wall PET and rPET packaging

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Pails and Round Containers

Short cycle times for maximum output, even for very large containers. Innovative technologies to add value to your products.

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Whether flip-top, standard caps & closures or special solutions: Increased output and reduced energy consumption keep unit costs to a minimum.

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The topics of energy and sustainability are constant considerations. We already saved 30% energy in the first year.

Adrian Schnell, Managing Director at Ilsen GmbH & Co.KG
Best Practice of Producing Plastic Packaging
  • 425-g Tube with 0.3 mm Wall Thickness

    Our e-speed 420 hybrid high-performance machine demonstrates its capabilities in a very demanding thin-wall application.

  • 5-Gallon Pail with 70% Recyclate

    Fast and sustainable: Pail production with recycled material in the core on the duo speed 500 servo-hydraulic multi-component machine.

  • Closure with 96 Cavity Mold

    New efficiency standards for the integrated production of beverage closures: This e-cap production cell manufactures 26-mm closures from HDPE.

Do you have questions about the production of plastic packaging?

We will be happy to advise you and find an individual solution for you.

Injection Molding Machines for Plastic Packaging
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Precision Machine


Take your caps & closures production to the next level with our precision machine.

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High-speed Large Machine

duo speed

Our fastest large two-platen machine especially for packaging and logistics applications.

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All-electric Small Machine


Cost-effective small all-electric machine for productive, economical, and energy-efficient operation.

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ENGEL Packaging Center

Benefit From our Plastic Packaging Knowledge

Visit ENGEL for a customized experience at our Packaging Center. From individualized machine demonstrations, cycle and energy analyses, mold and material trials to the testing of new technologies.

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What else you might be interested in

Markus Lettau

Molding Industry Business Advisor

+1 (717) 767 2016

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The ENGEL team is happy to support you with extensive knowledge in the field of injection molding.

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